2BR Portland Apartment w/Landscaped Yard!

City: Portland, Oregon Property ID: 309584

grand total: From $135 total Per Night

  • DETAILED DESCRIPTION
    Monthly rentals available through Spring 2017

    Looking for the perfect vacation rental home for your next Portland retreat? Look no further than this gorgeous 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment that sleeps 4! Settled on a gorgeous property surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, this home is just 10 minutes from downtown and provides the perfect home base for families, friends, or couples and can also be used for family events or gatherings.

    THE PROPERTY

    Welcome to your home-away-from-home in the always intriguing Pacific Northwest. You'll know you made the right choice from the moment you first arrive, as you're greeted by lush foliage, dazzling fountains, and classic exterior architecture. The unit's interior is sizable and extremely roomy, comprised of 2,300 square feet of tastefully appointed living space with a handsome blend of contemporary convenience and historic furnishings, such as Moroccan doors and an elegant spiral staircase. Additionally, everything necessary to keep your stay as practical as it is luxurious is here, including in-unit laundry machines and wireless internet access.

    If you're searching for a place to host an event or get the entire family together, consider booking the other unit on the property and the basement unit of this home as well. All 3 units would allow for up to 12 guests to be comfortable and enjoy an unforgettable Portland escape!

    Sip a warm cup of coffee in the loft to balance out the cool morning breeze as you take in the lovely garden views, then utilize the inviting walk-in shower to help you wake up and feel ready for a day of adventure. Return home to indulge in a leisurely afternoon, where between taking an afternoon nap and reading a book in the sensational backyard garden there's no wrong answer. When evening rolls around, prepare a delicious home-cooked meal in the gourmet kitchen, adequately equipped with upscale appliances and attractive decor. Gather around the dining table to share the meal, then retreat to the adjacent living room to watch a movie on the flat screen TV in the warming presence of the wood-burning fireplace.

    THE LOCATION

    In addition to immense home comforts, this unit also provides easy access to many exciting attractions in the area. From here, you'll be just 10 minutes from downtown Portland, a city full of vibrant culture and outstanding entertainment, such as fascinating museums, appealing shops, delectable restaurants for any taste, and much more. While you're here, be sure to experience the abundant recreation present just outside your door. A short walk delivers you to the famous 40-mile loop, where you can meander through a seemingly endless terrain of forest and streams. The outdoor enthusiasts in your group will love being near one of the best public golf courses in the country during warmer months, and winter brings with it memorable days on the ski slopes of Mt. Hood, just 90 minutes away. Other natural beauty can be found an hour away on the coast at attractive beaches, or at various natural waterfalls throughout the landscape, such as Multnomah Falls at the magnificent Columbia River Gorge. Your stay at this remarkable Portland vacation rental condo will be an experience you'll cherish for years to come!

    THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE

    Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.

    ADDITIONAL DETAILS

    Key Residence Features:
    - Amenities include a gourmet kitchen, in-unit washer and dryer, flat screen TV with cable, wood-burning fireplace, private patio, fountains, and wireless internet access
    - Enjoy relaxing among gorgeous scenery in the garden
    - Terrific location! Close to recreation, abundant scenery, and downtown Portland

    Bedroom Configuration:
    - Bedroom 1: Full-sized Bed
    - Bedroom 2 (Loft): King-sized Bed

    Policies:
    - No smoking
    - No pets allowed
    - Please note that the owner lives on site
    - $20 Fire Place and wood fee (Optional)
    - This unit is on the same lot as Evolve listing #301490, and in the same building as listing #309589, please be aware that other travelers in these units may be present during your stay
    - In order to have the backyard to yourself, you will need to pay a $50 'Fire Pit Fee.' However, 3 gardens are available to all 3 units at no additional cost
    - Must be at least 25 years old to book
    - Additional fees and taxes may apply
    - Registration Number: 9511
  • Location
  • DETAILS & AMENITIES

    Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Boating
    • Cinema/Movie Theater
    • Cross Country Skiing
    • Cycling
    • Deep Sea Fishing
    • Downhill/Alpine Skiing
    • Eco Tourism
    • Farmers Market
    • Festivals
    • Fishing
    • Fly Fishing
    • Gambling
    • Golf
    • Health/Beauty Spa
    • Hiking
    • Live Theater
    • Mountain Biking
    • Museums
    • Nightlife
    • Restaurants
    • Sailing
    • Shopping
    • Sledding/Tubing
    • Snowboarding
    • Surfing/Windsurfing
    • Theme Parks
    • Water Parks
    • Whale Watching
    • Winery Tours
    • Zoo/Wildlife Park

    Communications

    • Internet Connection
    • Wireless Internet (WIFI)

    Entertainment

    • Books
    • Cable/Satellite TV
    • Flat-Screen TV
    • Stereo
    • TV

    Included Services

    • Linens Provided
    • On-Call Maintenance
    • Towels Provided
    • Trash Bags/Paper Towels

    Inside Amenities

    • Ceiling Fans
    • Central Heating
    • Clothes Steamer
    • Complimentary Toiletries
    • Dryer
    • Fireplace
    • Hair Dryer
    • Iron/Board
    • Laundry Detergent
    • Washer

    Kitchen Equipment

    • Coffee Grinder
    • Coffeemaker
    • Crock Pot
    • Dishware and Flatware
    • Dishwasher
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Spices
    • Stove/Oven
    • Toaster
    • Water Filter

    Other Amenities

    • Onsite Laundry Facilities
    • Optional Housekeeping

    Outside Amenities

    • Balcony
    • Deck
    • Free Parking
    • Garden
    • Off Street Parking
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Patio Furniture

    Restrictions

    • Minimum Age Requirement
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non Smoking

    Suitability

    • Access Only By Stairs
    • Bathtub or Shower On First
    • Car Recommended
    • Events Allowed
    • Suitable for Children
    • Suitable for Elderly

    View And Location

    • Golf Course
    • Rural
  • Guest Reviews (15)
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    Great Find in Portland

    Reviewed by: Rebecca N. on

    Comment:

    Our family had a great time in this house. Everything was well equipped and comfortable for our family of 4 (with 5 & 8 year old girls). Especially in a heat wave the air conditioning unit upstairs was perfect. The hosts where great and very accommodating. Would definitely stay again. Our favorite spot in our 2 week journey up the PNW coast.
    *This review was originally posted to HomeAway for a stay in August 2017

    I loved the apt we stayed in. It was clean n comfortable. Our hosts were very accommodating

    Reviewed by: Carrie B. on

    Comment:

    Beautiful love the Moroccan theme. We cooked mostly n had everything except measuring cups n measuring spoons.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay on September 8, 2017

    Spacious home full of character!

    Reviewed by: Paula M. on

    Comment:

    My husband and I spent 4 nights in this artsy home with tons of space. We were charmed by the exotic artwork and appreciated the special touches that made this a true getaway. The owner was pleasant and the location was convenient to major roads... We'd recommend this property.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay on August 9, 2017

    Lovely Sanctuary

    Reviewed by: Anonymous on

    Comment:

    The interior and exterior of this unique and beautiful home are wonderful. We loved it! The hosts were very helpful and friendly during our visit. It turned out that we had visited the property about a dozen years ago during a 'yard sale'. We were shopping for items needed for our first grand child who was on the way. What a coincidence that we returned to actually stay here - it made the visit even more fun. Oh, and the eclipse magnified that magic also!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay on August 17, 2017

    Arachnophobes beware

    Reviewed by: Diane R. on

    Comment:

    This property is unique and charming as other reviewers have stated, and the outside gardens are beautiful. HOWEVER, this would not be the place to stay if you have any issues at all with spiders and/or cobwebs. The inside of the apartment is FULL of cobwebs. They're hanging from the ceilings, walls and fixtures. Use of the beautiful outdoor patio (especially in the morning) means walking through spider webs. The owner even stated that "spiders love this place". It makes sense with all the beautiful plants outside. I suppose it's not an issue if you have no fear of spiders. And the cobwebs inside may not bother some people, but again if you don't like spiders, or if you have dust allergies, it's a problem. The Moroccan d�cor is quite unique, but I found it to be very dark inside. This, combined with all the cobwebs, created an atmosphere that felt too gloomy for my liking. I sent feedback directly to the owner regarding the cobwebs (with photos) following my stay. It was not received well. I was told that I was grossly exaggerating on the number of cobwebs, and that I must have found the only two cobwebs that were missed. Interesting that I have many photos showing they were everywhere! I was seeking a partial refund of the cleaning fee, as I think it's reasonable to expect that if you're being charged a cleaning fee the place should, in fact, be CLEAN. The owner wasn't willing to refund any portion of the cleaning fee. Rather, she said the individual they hire to do the cleaning would be asked to pay me a partial refund. I didn't think that was right, so I didn't pursue it any further. Hopefully the outcome of my honest feedback is that the cobweb situation will be remedied for future guests.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay on July 7, 2017

    Manager's Response:
    Thank you for letting us know about your experience. We’ve shared your feedback with the homeowner who explained to us that you shared only glowing reviews when you saw the homeowners during your stay and didn’t express any dissatisfaction until after check-out. We encourage travelers to bring up any issues that arise while they are in residence so the homeowner has an opportunity to address them immediately to ensure guests have an excellent stay. The unit you stayed in is the largest with a loft bedroom, back deck and private gardens. It is surrounded by an abundance of trees and plants everywhere which can, naturally, become home to some critters. As a result, there may be new webs in the branches and the odd cob web in the rafters as well, but we are sorry to hear your stay fell short of expectations because of this. We appreciate your feedback, as we and the homeowner want to make sure future guests have an excellent vacation in this unique home. Best, The Evolve Team

    Spacious, interesting, secluded, a bit dusty

    Reviewed by: Christopher H. on

    Comment:

    Attractive interesting historic building and furniture in great garden space. Could use a little more vacuuming and tidying. Worked really well for our family, plenty of space and usable kitchen.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay on July 14, 2017

    Manager's Response:
    We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay overall, and we thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. We’ve shared your feedback with the homeowner so that any necessary adjustments can be made to ensure future guests have an excellent experience at this home! We hope to assist you in booking a vacation rental that exceeds your expectations in the future! Best, The Evolve Team

    Awesome

    Reviewed by: Sean O. on

    Comment:

    It was an amazing experience
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in June,2017

    Rustic, elegant oasis

    Reviewed by: Lacey W. on

    Comment:

    Ron and Julie were wonderful to us! Responsive, generous, and kind. We would definitely stay here again.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay May 5, 2017

    Unique and charming!

    Reviewed by: Zues V. on

    Comment:

    Great experience! Ron and Jules were gracious hosts. Property is beautiful, full of art, sculptures, and architectural details that delight the eyes.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay on April 7, 2017

    Exotic fantastical house and gardens.

    Reviewed by: joseph c. on

    Comment:

    marvelous place, with beautiful artful interiors, exotic furnishings and fantasy gardens all around. Jules was a most charming and hospitable hostess. We look forward to coming back in the future.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay on March 21, 2017

    Rustic Retreat

    Reviewed by: Sabrina B. on

    Comment:

    This property is in the parsonage of a former church. It has a nice kitchen and bathroom and interesting Morroccan accents. The king size bed in the loft is very comfortable but you must duck to get in and out of bed due to it being under the eaves. The loft is accessed by a spiral staircase. Overall we found the the property to be dark, a bit gloomy, and more rustic than we expected. We stayed during a rainy Spring week. This may be a better accommodation in the drier summer months when there is more sun and one can enjoy the deck and fire pit.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay on March 14, 2017

    Thanksgiving weekend

    Reviewed by: Laura D. on

    Comment:

    Excellent location. Very comfortable. Loved the decor. I would certainly visit again!!

    This review was originally posted on HomeAway.com for November 2016.

    Enchanting property close to the city

    Reviewed by: shelby r. on

    Comment:

    My partner and another couple stayed here for 3 nights over the (Canadian) thanksgiving long weekend. We had a great stay as it was very peaceful and close to downtown Portland which was a necessity for out stay. The apartment was easily accessible with parking right in front and the property owner, Colleen, was exceptional. She messaged me before we arrived letting us know if we had any questions not to hesitate to ask and informed us, after we left, one of our guests left a sweater. She offered to go out of her way to mail it back to us ASAP. The property is unique and private with a full kitchen, beautiful bathroom, two bedrooms and has lots of space. When we travel back to Portland I would definitely stay here again and would recommend it to friends and family without hesitation. It was like staying at a cabin in the forest but close to the city!

    This review was originally submitted through VRBO in October 2016.

    Such a Unique, Gorgeous Property!

    Reviewed by: Shannon G on

    Comment:

    This house is so unique and interesting! With beautiful wood throughout and decorated with Moroccan accents, this property is spacious yet cozy. Originally posted on Homeaway September 2016

    Morrocan Tranquility

    Reviewed by: JL on

    Comment:

    Besides being in a great location, the property takes you away to another land. Very private with amazing gardens and fountains, it is the perfect setting for a get together. We had our daughter's engagement party here and it was just a spectacular venue. A large open floor plan indoors and beautiful yard with firepit. The owner lives on the property and made sure it was absolutely pristine for our event. Not many vrbos allow events but she encourages them. Everyone raved about it and we will surely be back for our next event!!
    *This review was originally posted on VRBO for a stay in Jun-16

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